The Real Digital Divide


For a long time it was assumed that a “digital divide” existed between rich kids and poor kids. But emerging research says kids from all income backgrounds are going online in large numbers – it’s the way they’re using the Internet that could make the difference in their success in school and life.

Guest: Christine Greenhow, Assistant Professor in the College of Education at Michigan State University.

Read more about Greenhow’s research paper, Help from my “Friends”: Social Capital in the Social Network Sites of Low-Income Students.”